- Take the fastest transfer between Heathrow and central London
- Reach your destination without the risk of traffic jams or taxi queues
- Enjoy newly refurbished, climate controlled trains; on-board TV; large luggage racks and step-free access to the platform
The Heathrow Express is the fastest way between Central London and Heathrow Airport. It takes just 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station. 16,000 passengers travel every day on the Heathrow Express and over 60 million passengers have traveled since the service was launched in 1998. Book your tickets now for the fastest and most comfortable route to central London.
Your ticket reference code will be sent to your email or mobile phone, which you can show to a member of staff at the Heathrow Express ticket barriers. Enjoy your journey.
- Heathrow Express ticket
- Free transfer to Terminal 4 if needed
Prepare for the activity
If you’re arriving at Terminal 2 or Terminal 3, follow signs for Trains to reach Heathrow Central station. From there, take a Heathrow Express service to London Paddington – journey time is 15 minutes. In Terminal 5 the station is at basement level and reached by lift or escalator. All trains call at Heathrow Central and then run non-stop to London Paddington – total journey time is 21 minutes. In Terminal 4, take the inter-terminal shuttle to Heathrow Central (departures every 15 minutes, travel time four minutes). From there, take a Heathrow Express service to London Paddington – journey time is 15 minutes.Open in Google Maps ⟶
• All tickets are valid for 3 months from the date of travel issued on the ticket
• The Heathrow Express is wheelchair accessible